Firefighters have extinguished a fire at a Farrer home on Hawkesbury Street.
The four-bedroom home was unattended at the time of the fire and discovered when the resident arrived home.
Cause of fire deemed to be from a battery operated appliance.
Fire damage to the furniture in the room and minor damage to the ceiling space. The remainder of the house sustained smoke damage.
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Time of Emergency Triple Zero (000) call 2.10pm.
(ESA Media Release)